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GE A1050

A Fully Featured 10.1 Megapixel 5 Times Zoom Factor Camera
Compact Camera 10.1MP 5x Yes Aug 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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GE A1050 Review

With mediocre features and at over 3 years old, we have ranked the GE A1050 number 922 across all digital cameras.
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 13?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
This digital camera is missing some features:
Does not feature bluetooth
Quite small maximum aperture number
Only 320 x 240 pixels video resolution
Fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)

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GE A1050 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

GE Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

On average GE cameras are rated 77 out of 100, which is in the top 50% of all digital camera manufacturers that we have looked at.


Features

Supports Video Recording

The GE A1050 supports video recording, as do most of the other low megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The GE A1050 does not feature bluetooth. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera also do not feature bluetooth.

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10.1 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 10.1 megapixels digital camera.

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Supports 64, 100 and 6 More ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the GE A1050 is more than most latest similar spec digital cameras. This digital camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by latest comparable spec digital cameras. The ISO sensitivities "64", "100", "200", "800" and "1600" are also supported by this camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The GE A1050 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other low megapixel cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The GE A1050 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Supports PictBridge

The GE A1050 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other recently released similar spec cameras.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

The GE A1050 has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers (only 4.7) amongst low megapixel cameras of this age. The smallest maximum aperture number of new comparable spec cameras is 1.8, the largest is 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 7.3.

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Only 320 X 240 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the GE A1050 is 320 x 240 pixels. That's 75% less video resolution than the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels.

This camera's video resolution (320 x 240 pixels) is actually the worst supported video resolution amongst all recently released digital cameras.

The best supported video resolution across comparable types of camera is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At 35 millimeters, the GE A1050 has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other recently released comparable spec cameras. Cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 4.5mm and 38mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Features Smile Detection

The GE A1050 features smile detection. Most of the other new low megapixel cameras also feature smile detection.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of latest low megapixel cameras is 4.3x, and the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 14x. The GE A1050 has a quite big digital zoom (5.7 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Only 140 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most latest cameras take between 100 and 999 battery life (CIPA standard), including the GE A1050 which takes 140 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Has a Built-In Flash

The GE A1050 has a built-in flash. Most of the other latest comparable spec digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GE A1050 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other low megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.5 inches, the GE A1050 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other recently released similar spec cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the GE A1050 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other new low megapixel cameras.

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Average Weight

The GE A1050 has a fairly typical weight (145 grams) compared to most of the other latest low megapixel cameras.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

This camera has a still image resolution(s) of 640 x 480, which is the most frequently found still image resolution(s) on low megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The GE A1050 does not support Full HD video, unlike most of the other latest low megapixel cameras which support Full HD video.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This low megapixel camera has been on the market since August 2012.


GE A1050 Review Sources

To prepare this GE A1050 review we compared this digital camera to 100 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 303,606 product attributes, 189,751 digital camera reviews and 3,266,800 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ge a1050rd
Barcodes 00810027012296, 00810027012302, 00810027012319, 00810027012326

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